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The New Science of Cities by Michael Batty Reviewed

January 6, 2014 - in Smart Cities

How can mathematical models help us understand contemporary cities? Is it possible to develop a ‘science’ of cities that involves laws and principles to describe and predict how urban change occurs over time and through space? Michael Batty’s book, The…

London Brain Trust Puts Tech at the Center of the Capital’s Future

September 26, 2013 - in Sensors, Smart Cities

The concept of a “Smart London” is about how the capital as a whole functions as a result of the complex interplay between its ‘systems’ – from…

Smart Cities, Network Effects, and the Next Generation of Planning

March 4, 2013 - in Interview, Smart Cities

Michael Batty, a professor of planning at the University College London, Fellow of the British Academy, and founder and chairman of the board of the Centre…